The maker of touch-screen voting machines used in half of Ohio's counties has admitted that its own programming error is to blame for votes being dropped in some counties.
The problem can't be fixed before the Nov. 4 election, so Premier Election Solutions and Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner are issuing guidelines to counties for how to avoid the problem.
The Columbus Dispatch : Ohio's voting machine glitch exposed
This company cannot. be. trusted. They have proved this over and over again. First they blame anti-virus software for the loss of votes; then turn around and admit it's their own programming at issue.
There are _open_ solutions out there. A prime example is http://www.openvotingconsortium.org. This is a fully open, verifiable, 3 way system which can be audited by millions of technically savvy individuals. Donate to them, if you've got spare change.